Childerditch is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names:

Parish church: All Saints and St. Faith

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1537
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Presbyterian.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

CHILDERDITCH (All Saints And St. Faith), a parish, in the union of Billericay, hundred of Chafford, S. division of Essex, 2½ miles (S. S. E.) from Brentwood; containing 247 inhabitants. It is about 4½ miles in length and one in breadth, and comprises the manors of Childerditch and Tillingham. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king’s books at £8; patron and impropriator, Lord Petre. The tithes have been commuted for £172; the glebe comprises nearly 18 acres, with a glebe-house. The church is a neat plain edifice, with a tower of brick surmounted by a shingled spire.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1831

CHILDERDITCH, a parish in the hundred of Chafford, county of Essex, 3 miles (S.S.E.) from Brentwood, containing 289 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Essex, and diocese of London, rated in the king’s books at £8. T. B. Bramston, Esq. was patron in 1805. The church is dedicated to All Saints and St. Faith.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1831

Parish Records

Directories

Poll Books

Maps

Old maps of Britain and Europe from A Vision of Britain Through Time

Administration

  • County: Essex
  • Civil Registration District: Billericay
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex
  • Diocese: Pre-1846 – London, Post-1845 – Rochester
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1845 – Chafford, Post-1844 – Billericay
  • Poor Law Union: Billericay
  • Hundred: Chafford
  • Province: Canterbury

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